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Cantors (Judaism)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Meyer Seifert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-797
Overview Meyer Seifert was the cantor of Congregation Adath Jeshurun on Blue Hill Avenue in Roxbury, Massachusetts. This collection contains a poem, written in Hebrew, titled, “Song for the Celebration of the Opening of the University.”
Dates: undated

Morton Shanok Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-995
Abstract Morton Shanok was the cantor at Temple Beth El in Lynn (and later Swampscott) for 32 years and, after his retirement, High Holiday Cantor at Temple B’nai Abraham and Religious Cultural Coordinator at the Jewish Rehabilitation Center for Aged. He served in the U.S. Army as assistant army chaplain from 1942-1945. He was a founding member of the Cantors Assembly and helped write the curriculum at the H.L. Miller Cantorial School and College of Jewish Music of the Jewish Theological Seminary. The...
Dates: undated, circa 1943-2002

Yiddish Phonograph Record Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-590
Abstract The Yiddish Phonograph Record Collection consists of 57 records, including three named compilation albums of cantorial and holiday music. The records contain a variety of types of music, including classical, instrumental, folk songs, opera, cantorial music, and Yiddish interpretations of popular songs of the day. A few records also contain Yiddish storytelling and monologues from theater performances, and some are in languages other than Yiddish, including Hebrew, English, and Russian.
Dates: undated, 1948